Essays Tagged: "Isaac Bashevis Singer"

Movie review of Yentl

ifferent mentality, but never forgetting her love for Avigdor and all that she has learned.Based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's acclaimed short story, 'Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy,' the story is somewhat unrea ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An essay on jewish superstitions and how they negatively effect the jewish community as compared to Teyve the dairyman

ve unpleasant effects on the Jewish population regarding the Jewish religion. Jewish people such as Isaac Bashevis Singer's father Pinchos Menachem Singer, a rabbi, believed more strongly in the super ... n you are to believe that God surrounds you and that you can speak to him any time you need to. For Isaac to believe that the world is occupied with devils and spirits then how does he ever expect to ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discusses theme in three stories. Isaac Bashevis Singer "The Son from America", Niel Bissoondath "There Are a Lot of Ways to Die." , Philip Roth's "Defender of the Faith"

or better stated, a theme; this theme helps to centralize the story and give it purpose. Written by Isaac Bashevis Singer, "The Son from America", centers on the pleasures of ignorance. Niel Bissoonda ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gimpel The Fool

Take a Second GlanceIn the story of Gimpel The Fool, Isaac Bashevis Singer develops his characters in such a way that Gimpel is portrayed as a symbol of ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "Lost" by Isaac Bashevis Singer

LostKenneth Rexroth has said of Isaac Bashevis Singer's works that they seem to illustrate a specific view of the world. He describe ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Isaac Singer: Out of the Holocaust

ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER (1904-1991)According to some critics, Isaac Bashevis Singer was the greatest Y ... Seminary, he moved back to Bilgoraj, where he supported himself by giving Hebrew lessons. In 1923, Isaac moved back to Warsaw where he would remain for twelve years. He was hired as proofreader with ... y, natural sciences, the occult and works of fiction. Proofreading sparked his interest in writing. Isaac began to write, and published his first story, In Old Age.The 1930's were extremely rough for ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Gimpel The Fool

Gimpel The Fool by Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer's "Gimpel The Fool"� is about an orphan who goes t ...

(5 pages) 985 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Key

THE IMPORTANCE OF SETTING IN "THE KEY" In "The Key" by Isaac Bashevis Singer we read about the trivial life of Bessie Popkin. Throughout the story the impo ...

(1 pages) 2319 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Respecting Diversity

rd" by Toni Cade Bambara, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" By Maya Angelou, and "The Washwoman" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, it shows how diversity should be respected. In "Blues Ain't No Mockin' Bird" ... and safe. In the three works "Blues Ain't No Mockin' Bird" by Toni Cade Bambara, "The Washwoman" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, and in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou, diversity is respec ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Gimpel The Fool

efines the transitive verb of fool as "to deceive or to tease [another]." The protagonist Gimpel in Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story, "Gimpel the fool" is portrayed as the stereotypical fool. Altho ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare